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The Story Behind the Arcane Senate Rule Used to Silence Elizabeth Warren
The dramatic episode Tuesday night, during which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell silenced Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren ’s speech against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions , shone a light on an arcane Senate statute: Rule 19. McConnell, R-Ky., accused the Massachusetts senator of
Sessions Supporters Weigh In on the Confirmation Hearings
Community leader Bob Woodson says the opposition is using race to sink Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination.
4 Killed After Tree Falls on Mobile Home During Storm
Two relatives and two friends were killed in Rehobeth, Alabama, when a tree fell on a mobile home during a severe storm that toppled trees, downed power lines and left power outages, officials said. There were seven people total in the mobile home during the Monday night incident, said Kris Ware, a
Your Fantasy Forecast as the NFL Heads Into Playoffs
ABC News' Mel Griffiths and Michael Huberman talk fantasy football MVPs in the last week of the NFL's regular season.
On the Campaign Trail With Former KKK Leader David Duke
Former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke has shed the Klan robes and closed his KKK-themed store, but his message hasn’t changed, not even in his bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana. Throughout his campaign, Duke has consistently professed his support for Donald Trump and criticized fellow
Book Excerpt: Sen. Mitch McConnell's 'The Long Game'
Excerpted from The Long Game: A Memoir by Mitch McConnell , in agreement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © Mitch McConnell, 2016. Introduction Over the three decades I have been a US senator, I’ve been the subject of many
This Week in History: June 19-25
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
NAACP Wants 'Transparent Investigation' in Fatal Police Shooting of NC Man
Akiel Denkins, 24, was shot and killed by a Raleigh police officer during a foot chase.
Scorecard: Hurd, Rodriguez score stoppage wins
A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday in Las Vegas Jarrett Hurd TKO6 Frank Galarza Junior middleweights Records: Hurd (17-0, 11 KOs); Galarza (17-1-2, 11 KOs) Rafael's remarks: Hurd, 25, of Accokeek, Maryland , turned pro in September 2009 and got his
Aaron Hernandez Trial: Prosecutors Attempt to Establish Hernandez's Connection to Odin Lloyd
Two nights before the murder NFL player Aaron Hernandez and victim alone Lloyd clubbing in New England. Prosecutors today. Using this video to try to establish what led to low it's murder back in 2013 testimony this week. Office right whether Fernandez was carrying a gun in his way span. In several